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New Orleans Square Doughnuts

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Ingredients
  Cake compressed yeast 1
  Lukewarm water 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)
  Milk 3⁄4 Cup (12 tbs) (scalded)
  Shortening 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)
  Sugar 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)
  Salt 1 Teaspoon
  Egg 1
  All purpose flour 3 1⁄2 Cup (56 tbs), sifted
Directions

Soften yeast in lukewarm water.
Combine milk, shortening, sugar and salt; cool to lukewarm.
Add 1 cup of the flour; beat well.
Add softened yeast and egg; mix.
Add enough of remaining flour to make soft dough.
Turn out on lightly floured surface; knead till smooth (about 8 minutes).
Place in greased bowl, turn once to grease surface.
Cover; let rise till double (1 1/4 hours).
Punch down.
Let rise again till double (55 minutes).
Roll out dough to 14 x 10-inch rectangle 1/3 inch thick.
Cut in 2-inch squares.
Let rise till light (30 to 40 minutes).
Fry in deep hot fat (375°) about 4 minutes, turning once.
Drain.
While warm, dip in sugar.

Recipe Summary

Cuisine: 
American
Method: 
Fried
Dish: 
Bread
Cook Time: 
4 Minutes

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Nutrition Rank

Nutrition Facts

Serving size: Complete recipe

Calories 2430 Calories from Fat 586

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 66 g102%

Saturated Fat 18.2 g91.2%

Trans Fat 6.7 g

Cholesterol 228.4 mg76.1%

Sodium 2094 mg87.3%

Total Carbohydrates 396 g132.1%

Dietary Fiber 13.2 g52.8%

Sugars 60.4 g

Protein 58 g116.7%

Vitamin A 8.3% Vitamin C 0.03%

Calcium 29.1% Iron 121.5%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

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New Orleans Square Doughnuts Recipe